The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the base of the neck just below the Adam's apple. Although relatively small, the thyroid gland influences the function of many of the bodyís most important organs, including the heart, brain, liver, kidneys and skin.

 
     
   
     
 
 

Green Smoothies to Refresh Your Body System

Food sensitivities, poor digestion and blood sugar abnormalities, can perpetuate thyroid autoimmunity as well as cause many unpleasant symptoms like anxiety, fatigue, breakouts and weight gain. † Read on....

 

Iodine: A Critical Mineral for Weight Loss.

If adjusting your diet and exercising more hasn't helped you reach a healthy body weight, you may have hypothyroidism, or an underactive thyroid gland. Fortunately, you can help normalize an underactive thyroid gland by increasing your intake of the mineral iodine. Read on....

 
 

Managing Thyroid Disorder during Pregnancy

Thyroid disease is present in 2-5 percent of all women and 1-2 percent of women in the reproductive age group. Thyroid problems are common in women who are pregnant. Read on....

 

Guidelines to Manage Thyroid During Pregnancy

The guidelines for the management of thyroid disease during pregnancy and after birth has been recently updated from its 2007 version. The clinical practice guideline, published in the August issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, recommend approaches to diagnosing and treating patients with thyroid-related medical issues before, during, and immediately after pregnancy. Read on....

 
 

Yoga to Manage Hypothyroidism and Prevent Weight Gain

About half of the estimated 27 million Americans with Thyroid disease remain undiagnosed, according to the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists. Hypothyroidism refers to the lack of thyroid hormones in the blood. Read on....

 

Foods for Managing Hyperthyroidism and Hypothyroidism

Foods that may manage Hyperthyroidism Symptoms There are foods by which we can manage Hyperthyroidism. Although a healthy diet canít cure or prevent hyperthyroidism, eating healthy foods may help ease hyperthyroidism symptoms. Read on....

 
 
 

Hormone-related disorders - their Symptoms & Treatment

During this unique phase in the childbearing cycle, a breastfeeding mother will need to take some extra care to assure that she produces and provides to her infant abundan. Read on....

 

Thyroid Awareness Quiz

The thyroid gland is a tiny gland, located in front of the windpipe, that regulates every organi in the body through its hormones. When it's not functioning properly you know something is wrong. Unfortunately, you may not know you have a thyroid disorder. Read on....